Eggs, bacon, grits, sausage
Seniors “skip” classes for breakfast at IHOP

– by Andrea B, senior – On Feb. 4, the senior class went to IHOP with Mr. Bradford to eat breakfast and skip a couple of morning classes. The night before, the seniors had celebrated their annual Senior Night between their home basketball games.  “I liked how we were all united for a night,” said Lauren M, senior. “Our parents … Read More

Unconditional love and support
Senior Night recognizes seniors and parents

– by Caleb P, junior – During the FBTA basketball games against Evangel on Feb. 3, the school hosted a special, emotional moment for the seniors and their parents.  With a close game for JV boys and a victory for the varsity girls, and just before the Varsity boys were about to play, the loud speakers announced to the fans … Read More

Cheer your heart out
Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers

– by Alyssa R, senior – On Feb. 2, a group of juniors and seniors from the teen group got on a bus after the Sunday evening service to go to Pastor Abbey’s abode to watch the most anticipated sports event in the U.S.  The Super Bowl was played at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. The 49ers and … Read More

Teen tubing adventure

– by Andrew C, junior – The FBT teens took a day trip to Roundtop Mountain Resort in Lewisberry, Penn., on Feb. 1, for a day of snow tubing. Bro. Kyle Spatz and Mrs. Marlie planned the activity with the assistance of Mr. and Mrs. Hernandez, Mr. and Mrs. Page, Mr. Donnelly, and Mrs. Jacques.  Although it was a two … Read More

100th day of school
A celebration for hard work

– by Ava J, junior – FBTA students completed 100 days of school on Jan. 31. The preschool students celebrated the 100th day with fun activities, having a theme of 100 with their parties and games. Mrs. Bradford hid 100 pennies around the halls of the elementary, and her K4 students enjoyed searching until they found them all.     … Read More

Government through students’ eyes
2020 ODACS State Government Day

– by Peter V, junior – On Monday, Jan 27, the juniors and seniors attended the 2020 State Government Day in Richmond, VA, joining nearly 150 students and teachers from across the state.  Students were able to watch and see how the government and legislation work to pass bills and laws. The group also visited the floor of the House … Read More

A feast worth giving thanks
Elementary celebrates with family and friends

– by Daniel P, senior – The academy held its annual elementary Thanksgiving feast on Friday, Nov. 22. The kindergarten through 3rd grade put on a performance that involved singing, memorized Bible verses, and poems for their families and friends. After the program, everybody dined together in the gym and had a good time of fun and fellowship.

Put your running shoes on
Patriot pace is October 15!

– by Ava J, junior – On Oct. 15, FBTA is holding a school-wide fundraiser called the Patriot Pace, which is a walking, jogging, and running event. Students from K4-12th grades collect sponsors, and run around the soccer field to raise money for the school. A sponsor can contribute money for every lap a student runs or give a flat … Read More

The night of nights
Jr./Sr. banquet dinner

– by Alyssa R, junior – For the annual Teen Banquet on May 24, the high schoolers visited Texas de Brazil and went on a boat ride around D.C. later that same evening.  All the high school girls and guys got ready for the annual Jr./Sr. banquet. The girls wore formal dresses, and the guys got to show off their … Read More